Brett Favre among 6 elected to Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

September 26, 2014 in Sports

JACKSON, Mississippi — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is among a six-person class that has been elected to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. The class, announced on Thursday, also […]

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 2014 inductees include Robin Roberts, Deuce McAllister

November 1, 2013 in News, Sports, Statewide News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame will induct a seven-member class in 2014, including former NFL standouts Deuce McAllister and the late Steve McNair.

The group, which was announced on Monday, also includes women’s basketball standout Ruthie Bolton, Ole Miss and NFL standout Doug Cunningham, award-winning broadcaster Robin Roberts, track star Calvin Smith and former Mississippi State basketball coach Richard Williams…

West Point championship QB Doug Kenna dies

February 14, 2013 in Local Sports

Edgar Douglas “Doug” Kenna II, the quarterback of West Point’s 1944 undefeated national championship team and former president of the National Association of Manufacturers, has died. He was 88.

Kenna died Jan. 28 in North Palm Beach, Fla., where he had lived for years, according to Nicholas Hollis, a longtime friend who worked with him at the National Association of Manufacturers in the 1970s. Howard-Price Funeral Home in North Palm Beach confirmed his death.

Palmeiro inducted into Mississippi Hall of Fame

July 30, 2012 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) Rafael Palmeiro is now a member of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. He hopes someday Cooperstown comes calling as well. But he's not going to grovel. […]